9 Myths about Studying Abroad in Latin America, Debunked!

Myth 1: Studying abroad is too expensive Fact: Many students believe that studying abroad will cost them an arm and a leg, but with research and motivation, you will find a program that doesn’t break the bank. Latin America is a low cost destination to study if you are on a tight budget and according to the Travel’s South & Central American Backpacker Index for 2014, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Costa Rica are ranked the top five cheapest countries in Latin America. Students can use Financial Aid and outside scholarships to help pay for their study abroad experience with … Continue reading 9 Myths about Studying Abroad in Latin America, Debunked!

The ABC’s of the Dominican Republic

Morgan Quijano is an ISA Site Specialist for the Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. If you are currently searching for a place to study abroad that will offer you a truly unique experience, Santiago should be on your shortlist of potential locations. This Caribbean destination Known as the “Heart City,” offers a vibrant host of activities for city lovers, but effortlessly caters to outdoors enthusiast as well. Studying with ISA in sunny Santiago will allow you the chance to experience Dominican culture in a way that tourists never could, by getting to know the city’s friendly people, delicious food … Continue reading The ABC’s of the Dominican Republic

Spring 2014 ISA Scholarship Winners Announced – Congratulations!

We are pleased to announce the 2014 Spring/Winter semester ISA Scholarship winners! ISA Diversity Scholarships: Adrian Center, Xavier University, Santiago Spring 1 Nancy Ngo, Soka University of America, Granada Spring 2A Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship Winners: Dustin Abnos, Kansas State University, Barcelona Spring 3 Nadia Elamin, Chatham University, Amman Spring 4 Kristen Grewe, University of Kentucky, Florianopolis Spring 1 Katharine Hale, Luther College, Paris Spring 2B Samuel Hulsey, Middle Tennessee State University, Cusco Spring 2 Ana Lanfranchi, The College of New Jersey, Buenos Aires Spring 3 Nadia Marrakchi, Colorado State University, Amman Spring 1 Michaela Miller, Metropolitan State … Continue reading Spring 2014 ISA Scholarship Winners Announced – Congratulations!

ISA Application Deadline Extended for Select Latin America Programs

ISA is pleased to announce that application deadlines have been extended to July 10th for the following programs: Latin America Heredia, Fall 1 – Spanish Language, Latin American Studies & Courses with Locals Heredia, Academic Year 1 – Spanish Language, Latin American Studies & Courses with Locals San Jose, Fall 1 – Business, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies San Jose, Academic Year 1 – Business, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies San Jose, Fall 2A – Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies San Jose, Fall 2B – Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies San Jose, Fall 3 … Continue reading ISA Application Deadline Extended for Select Latin America Programs

ELAP Service Learning and Internship Application Deadlines Extended to April 5th

ISA is pleased to announce that select applications deadlines for ELAP Service Learning and Internship programs in Latin America and Morocco have been extended to April 5th. Valparaíso, Chile – Valparaiso, ELAP Summer 1 Stand-Alone: 4, 8, & 12 week Cartago, Costa Rica – Cartago, ELAP Summer 1 Stand-Alone: 8 & 12 week Santiago, Dominican Republic – Santiago, ELAP Summer 2 Stand-Alone: 4, 8, & 12 week Meknes, Morocco – Meknes, ELAP Summer 1 Stand-Alone: 4 & 6 week Cusco, Peru – Cusco, ELAP Summer 1 Stand-Alone: 4, 8, & 12 week Continue reading ELAP Service Learning and Internship Application Deadlines Extended to April 5th

Latin America Challenge: This Summer, Take the Road Less Traveled

Justin Maniar and Maddi Reising are ISA Site Specialists for Latin America. Maddi works with students studying abroad in Argentina, Brazil and the Dominican Republic. Justin works with students going to Costa Rica. Which road will you take on your journey this summer? Will you take the road… That leads to the Manzana de Jesuitica in Córdoba, Argentina, a UNESCO World Heritage site? Or that winds from Heredia through the dense Costa Rican rainforest, en route to the Arenal Volcano? Or on horseback to Jarabacoa, where you can marvel at Pico Duarte, the highest mountain in the Caribbean, while you … Continue reading Latin America Challenge: This Summer, Take the Road Less Traveled

The 12 Days of Custom Programs: 22 Amazing Programs Underneath the Tree

Brendan Richardson is a Program Manager in ISA‘s Custom Programs [CP] division and a contributor to ISA Today as a part of ‘The 12 Days of Custom Programs‘ Series. On the twelfth day of Christmas, ISA CP gave to me: 22 faculty-led programs underneath my tree! We hope you have enjoyed unwrapping The 12 days of Custom Programs as much as we have enjoyed compiling them for you.  Here is the list of all of our featured custom programs, but check out our website for new additions and application deadline extension!  Happy Holidays from ISA CP! Urban Imagination in 19th … Continue reading The 12 Days of Custom Programs: 22 Amazing Programs Underneath the Tree

The 12 Days of Custom Programs: Health and Nutrition

Brendan Richardson is a Program Manager in ISA‘s Custom Programs [CP] division and a contributor to ISA Today as a part of ‘The 12 Days of Custom Programs‘ Series. On the ninth day of Christmas, ISA CP gave to me: programs to keep me healthy. Christmas is right around the corner, and it’s a time where we get to feast on delicious food and watch an endless amount of sports.  Indulge in local Spanish delicacies or get scientific with the way bodies move in the Dominican Republic with these ISA Custom Programs. Kinesiology in the Dominican Republic with Grand Valley … Continue reading The 12 Days of Custom Programs: Health and Nutrition